Gold is eating people

​黄金吃人啦

CHINA | 8 MIN | ANIMATED SHORT 

Director: Su Xia

Screenwriter: SU Xia, HUANG Cheng​

Art Design: Xi CHEN

Executive Producer: Jian LIU

Storyboard: Chen CHEN

Key Animation: Chen CHEN

Inbetween Animation: Siqi CAI, Yantong ZHU

Producers: Sa WEN, Ju DING

导演:苏夏

编剧:苏夏、黄诚

美术设计:陈莲华

监制:刘健

分镜:陈晨

原画:陈晨

动画:蔡斯琦、朱彦潼

制片:文飒、丁炬

There is an old saying in China: “People die for wealth; birds die for food.” SU Xia’s animated short film GOLD IS EATING PEOPLE provides an innovative manifestation of such a proverb. When gold is discovered, people of different classes fight for it unscrupulously. Human connection in all forms collapses for avarice.

The bright background color and the yellow-tone moving image forms strong contrast. The smart use of Chinese traditional percussion instruments in the soundtrack creates suspense and drama at once. Its unforgettable artistic style definitely makes this parable about greed fresh and provocative.

FESTIVAL&AWARD:

Lund Fantastic Film Festival 2020

Pushing Boundaries Section

SU Xia

SU Xia is a professor and the dean of College of Film and Animation, China Academy of Art. His circular-screen work CITY SQUARE (2010) was presented in the theme pavilion at Shanghai Expo and won many awards at both domestic and international festivals. His short fiction film DERA ILMENT  (2014) was selected for the 38th Montreal International Film Festival.

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